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Week old western snowy plover chicks (Charadrius nivosus nivosus) at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Week old western snowy plover chicks (Charadrius nivosus nivosus) at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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A week-old western snowy plover chick (Charadrius nivosus nivosus) at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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A baby Swainson’s lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus moluccanus) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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A Caribbean flamingo chick (Phoenicopterus ruber) at the Indianapolis Zoo.

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A Caribbean flamingo chick (Phoenicopterus ruber) at the Indianapolis Zoo.

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A Caribbean flamingo chick (Phoenicopterus ruber) at the Indianapolis Zoo.

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Bufflehead duck (Bucephala albeola) at the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa.

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Young grackles, Quiscalus quiscula, at the home of wildlife rescuer in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Young grackles, Quiscalus quiscula, at the home of wildlife rescuer in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Possibly a baby robin, from the home of wildlife rescuer in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A baby robin, Turdus migratorius, from the home of wildlife rescuer in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Possibly a baby robin, from the home of wildlife rescuer in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A juvenile barn swallow, Hirundo rustica, from the home of wildlife rescuer in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A young robin, Turdus migratorius, from the home of wildlife rescuer in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A young robin, Turdus migratorius, from the home of wildlife rescuer in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Western kingbird chick, Tyrannus verticalis, at the home of wildlife rescuer in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Western kingbird chick, Tyrannus verticalis, at the home of wildlife rescuer in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Western kingbird chick, Tyrannus verticalis, at the home of wildlife rescuer in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Young grackles, Quiscalus quiscula, at the home of wildlife rescuer in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A young grackle, Quiscalus quiscula, at the home of wildlife rescuer in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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A juvenile nicobar pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica) at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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A juvenile nicobar pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica) at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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